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Festive Desserts

Festive Desserts With Merchant Gourmet Whole Chestnuts

We all have our opinions about the best bits of Christmas lunch. For some it’s the herb-stuffed turkey, crispy roast potatoes, those moreish pigs in blankets or even a simple Yorkshire pud. Christmas sweets are often an afterthought, but that’s about to change with this delicious list of festive pleasures.


Chocolate Orange and Polenta Cake

If like most of us you’re a lover of Terry’s Chocolate Orange around Christmas time, you’ll enjoy indulging in this festive, gluten-free cake which uses polenta as a flour replacement.


Chestnut Frangipane Mince Pies

These beauties are a Christmas party showstopper. The line-up of multi-coloured, flavoured and textured toppings will cater to the sweet tooth of any guest, we guarantee it!


Fruity Christmas Castagnaccio

This Italian-inspired dessert traditionally contains just four ingredients; chestnuts, olive oil, sultanas and water. This recipe mix-up is full of juicy fruit pieces and crunchy chopped chestnuts, finished off with an indulgent caramel sauce.


Seeded Quinoa, Cinnamon. Almond and Plum Cake

Rich and fruity, this protein-packed cake tastes best still warm from the oven. The sweet cinnamon scent is impossible to resist!


Chestnut Puree Mont Blanc

These mountainous sweet treats are a quick and easy evening bite, perfect for visitors around the Christmas period. Serve in a cocktail glass for a little extra magic.


Superseed, Chocolate and Hazelnut Cookies

Stuck for ideas on what to leave Santa this Christmas? Forget the traditional mince pie favour and surprise him with some Super Seed goodness under the tree.